Octopus has announced a new partnership with investors from Korea which will see £107 million deployed towards Octopus’ renewables strategy.
Good Energy founder and chief executive Juliet Davenport has been elected to the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) board of directors.
Scotland’s first utility-scale battery storage facility has been officially opened today, having begun delivering sub-second balancing services to National Grid at the end of June under a bespoke agreement secured before the hotly contested Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) auction of 2016.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the International Storage Project of the Year category.
Foresight Solar Fund is targeting the purchase of a 72MW solar farm portfolio for just over £30 million as the investor continues its pattern of acquisitions over 2018.
New network protection technology was used to protect 800MW of solar and other renewables this summer, saving consumers £40 million in the process.
The preview edition of Solar & Storage Today, the free daily newspaper of Solar & Storage Live, is now free to download.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the International Solar Installation category.
Solar & Storage Live, the UK’s largest solar and energy storage trade exhibition, is partnering with the government’s Green Great Britain Week next month.
As the UK storage market continues to evolve and old business models prove challenging, flow energy storage machines are beginning to find a place alongside solar. Scott McGregor, chief executive of redT energy, explains how the technology is ready to take the place left by battery technologies.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the Grount-mount Solar Installation category.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the Utility-scale Storage Project category.
The “second wave” of strong solar growth in the UK and beyond, driven by subsidy-free economics, could be delayed by cannibalisation of wholesale power prices.
Battery storage developer Camborne Energy Storage (CES) has been plunged into administration after failing to find buyers for prospective battery projects.
Foresight Solar Fund (FSF) recorded above-expectation performance on the back of strong summer sun, but incidents including cable theft and other outages have beset the fund’s operations.
A planned 15MW subsidy-free solar develop will begin construction this summer to power what is said to be the country’s first carbon-negative business park.
‘Hybrid’ solar plus storage developments should become a key new area of interest for investors according to Anesco after the company’s subsidy-free solar project was used in the Balancing Mechanism (BM) for the first time last week.
With the Republic of Ireland finally giving the green light to the country's Renewable Electricity Support Scheme, solar developers that have waited years for their opportunity are gearing up for delivery. Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, outlines the current state of the Irish market and what kinds of projects are in with a chance of support next year.
Bristol City Council is celebrating the latest success of its energy strategy after this year’s heatwave saw record highs for solar energy production at its 4.2MW Avonmouth solar park.
One of the largest solar farms under local authority ownership is proving to have been a successful investment after generating more than £1.3 million of income in its second year.
Solar farms could be able to compete for contracts in the Capacity Market as early as winter 2019/20 if new government proposals, launched yesterday, are approved.
Solar Power Portal is today canvassing the UK’s small-scale renewables sector to build its response to the government’s cliff-edge removal of support.
Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL) has laid claim to the top spot among UK-listed solar investors having completed the acquisition of a 114MW portfolio.
Lightsource BP has expanded its footprint in the private-wire solar space with the completion of a new project in Northern Ireland.
Tim Humpage, head of EPC at British Solar Renewables, discusses some of the key lessons to be learned from the firm’s work on the 49.9MW Pelham battery completed on behalf of Statera Energy late last year.
The Irish government has approved the country’s long-awaited Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS), with the first auction set to take place in 2019 after state aid approval has been secured from the European Union.
Solar developers could be offered ‘time-profiled’ grid access during daylight hours to suit the generation profiles of their sites under a planned shake-up of the distribution network access and charging arrangements.
Solar installer HBS New Energies has completed the first installation for Anglian Water under a 30MW solar deployment programme backed by investment giant Macquarie.
Eelpower has continued its purchasing relationship with Anesco, acquiring the recently-completed 20MW Rock Farm battery from the developer – it’s second since November 2017.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.